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Description - Key Sociological Thinkers by Rob Stones

The second edition of this popular and established text provides a comprehensive guide to 23 of the most influential thinkers in sociology. Written by leading academics in the field, Key Sociological Thinkers 2e provides a clear and contextualized introduction to classical and contemporary theory. Each chapter offers an insightful assessment of a different theorist, exploring their lives, works and legacies. Drawing upon examples from the everyday world, an innovative 'Seeing Things Differently' section in every chapter demonstrates how theoretical ideas can be used to illuminate aspects of social life in new ways. Included in this new edition: * Four new chapters, looking at Theodor Adorno, Michael Mann, Dorothy Smith and Zygmunt Bauman * Chapter updates on recent developments * An important new introduction * Three types of contents page to provide easy navigation of the text * Useful glossary boxes throughout, with their own dedicated contents page, to highlight and explain complex theoretical ideas. Key Sociological Thinkers 2e provides a stimulating overview of the best of sociological thought, from Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim and Georg Simmel to Nancy Chodorow, Michel Foucault and Anthony Giddens. It continues to be an essential text for all students of sociological theory.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230001565
ISBN-10: 0230001564
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 32mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rob Stones

ROB STONES is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Essex, UK. He is the author of Sociological Reasoning (1996) and Structuration Theory (2005). He is also the editor of two book series, Traditions in Social Theory and Themes in Social Theory.

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